Your website navigation is one of the most crucial parts of your overall design. Not only is it used to help visitors orientate themselves in your digital space, but it can also affect everything from your conversion rate to your bounce rate.
Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions.
Code, Mark-up & Load times Using up to date mark-up It’s one thing to make a website look beautiful, but underneath, the code needs to be beautiful too, therefore it is important to use up to date markup (HTML5 & CSS5) in order to adhere to W3C standards. A correct use of hierarchy & indentation […]
Users often feel quite divisive on the subject of sliding navbars. It has also become a sizable topic of debate amongst designers. Yet it seems that aside from ongoing quarrels the fixed heading navbar is here to stay. It’s an easy technique to recreate and it can be designed in such a wide array of […]
The trendy examples of modern responsive design have grown quite popular out of a need for homogenous interfaces among an ever-growing sea of devices. Based on the rules of supply and demand, where there’s a demand there is supply. The immense popularity of flexible website layouts has created a market of educational tools for developers […]
Constructing a website from scratch has become easier and less stressful over these past few years. I find myself ripping out fewer and fewer hairs as more open source projects become available. One of the most common UI elements would be a dropdown menu for multi-tier navigation. In the past I’ve written about coding a […]